WYALUSING - The Athens Wildcats took home their first NTL title since 2008 Friday night at Peterson Stadium, as they defeated the Wyalusing Rams, 49-6. Jack Young, head coach of the Wildcats, commented, "We have a lot to be proud of. Our players need to enjoy this, because you only get to play high school football once. The older guys know that we have more goals to reach, but we will start working on those Monday."
TROY - The Troy Trojans made light work of the North Penn Panthers Friday night, beating them handily, 49-14. Despite sloppy and cold playing conditions, The Trojans were able to rely heavily on their offense to get the win.
South Williamsport took another big step towards the NTL Small School football title with a 50-20 win over Muncy Friday.
SOUTH CENTRE TOWNSHIP - Running back Troy Hembury has been fun to watch all season and was so again Saturday against CMVT.
ATHENS - Canton struck first, but Athens responded with 41 unanswered points in a 41-19 homecoming win here Saturday afternoon in NTL football action at Alumni Field.
WYALUSING - It was a happy homecoming last night as the Wyalusing Rams scored their first win of the season with a 27-15 victory over the North Penn Panthers.
TOWANDA - With the first cold weather game of the season, the Black Knights hosted their Route 6 rivals from Troy in what turned out to be another Towanda heartbreaker.
It was only a 30 second span in the third quarter, but those 30 seconds in South Williamsport's 48 minute game Friday will help define its season and give one of its seniors one more lasting memory in a season filled with them.
Pius X held Wyalusing to 138 yards in their 34-6 win over the Rams in non-league football action Saturday.
TROY - It was a barn burner at Alparon Park with Loyalsock running away from Troy 60-35.
SAYRE - In a clash of NTL foes, the Redskins came away with a 32-21 old-school, rock 'em sock 'em win. Sayre won with a ball control offense and a tenacious defense that took over in the second half. The game featured some of the most sustained drives in the NTL this year.
North Penn had a happy homecoming as they beat Cowanesque Valley 34-8 in NTL football action Friday.
MIFFLINBURG - Clinging to a one-point lead late in the fourth quarter, Mifflinburg knew it needed a big play.
SAYRE - Senior Kyle Post had a night to remember here Saturday, running for 177 yards and two TDs and intercepting three passes to lead Sayre to a 34-12 win over Cowanesque Valley on Homecoming night at the Lockhart Street Bowl.
CANTON - The Warriors pulled away with their first win of the season during high school football action yesterday in Canton. They were unstoppable, as the visiting Wyalusing Rams unable to put a conclusion to their offense, and the Warriors rolled to a 44-13 win.